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In "Regional Advantage," her classic 1994 explanation of why Silicon Valley became the center of the tech universe and Route 128 outside Boston did not, AnnaLee Saxenian of the University of California at Berkeley argued that a key difference was … more
There is an Apache legend that the creator gave human beings the ability to talk, to run and to look at things. But in addition, the legend says he was not satisfied until he also gave them the ability to laugh. After giving humans this ability, the … more
Over my decades in business, I've noticed a baffling trend: "Sales" has become a dirty word. I'm on a lifelong campaign to change that. In fact, many companies no longer use the term "salespeople." They have account executives or account … more
The Trump administration's first official act was to restore some mortgage fees that had just been eliminated by the Obama administration. Ordinarily, the fees charged by the Federal Housing Administration to insure mortgages don't get a … more
If you have been in business long enough, you will have discovered marketing is an investment, not an expense. The more you can put into marketing, the better your chance of continual growth. You do not want to be one of the companies … more
The stars of HGTV's "Fixer Upper" share personal stories and keys to success. Thomas Nelson more
Watts outlines how common-sense reasoning can be misleading in terms of predicting outcomes in politics, marketing, business, science and everyday life. Crown Business more
When you walk into someone's place of business to shop or buy something, what are you expecting? Most people expect someone friendly, someone helpful when you need them, to be served in a timely manner, to be given fair value, to be … more
It took a long time but it had to happen. And it did. Finally, there are schools, summer camps and weekend experiences where kids learn how to tinker. This is far from what some call "futzing around" and others label wasting time. It's serious … more
You might have heard the saying: If you are persistent, you will get it. If you are consistent, you will keep it. This statement describes professional golfer Jordan Spieth to a tee. Spieth was the defending champion of the Masters golf … more
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